Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: European Investigation Order

  • What’s the problem with the EU regulation on the release of electronic evidence?

    What’s the problem with the EU regulation on the release of electronic evidence?

    The EU Parliament has accommodated the member states on crucial points, but now demands special attention to fundamental rights. The controversial question is how a state in which a company is based can object to an order. The French EU Presidency wants to get things moving on the so-called E-Evidence dossier and has scheduled several […]

  • EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    EU Council and Commission: New roadmap for access to encryption

    The Portuguese Presidency is calling for an EU-wide regulation on access to encrypted content by police and judiciary. This should also affect device manufacturers. Failure to comply could result in companies being banned from doing business in the EU. The European Union is to adopt a legal framework on decryption in the near future so […]

  • Europol Study: Disclosure of electronic evidence often fails due to incompetence of authorities

    Europol Study: Disclosure of electronic evidence often fails due to incompetence of authorities

    The planned EU e-Evidence regulation is intended to force Internet service providers to cooperate more with police and judicial authorities. However, a survey shows that the companies already comply with their requests voluntarily. But they are often incorrect and thus rejected. The police from Germany, France and Great Britain request by far the most data […]

  • Project SMILE: Interface for European telecommunications interception

    Project SMILE: Interface for European telecommunications interception

    The European Investigation Order in criminal matters allows judicial authorities in all EU Member States to instruct each other to collect evidence. It also sets forth provisions for cross-border telecommunications surveillance. The European standardisation institute ETSI is consequently working on interfaces for the hand-over of intercepted phone calls. By May 22nd, the Member States of […]